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Ratchaburi
About Ratchaburi

The motto of Ratchaburi extols the natural beauty of its land and people, including caves, earthen jars, a floating market, temples, and its beautiful and charming women.

How to go
Both air-conditioned and non air-conditioned buses leave Bangkok’s Southern Bus Terminal for Ratchaburi daily. It takes 2 hour for the trip. Contact Transport Co. Ltd. Tel: 0 2435 1199-200
Regular trains depart from both Hua Lumphong Railway Station and Bangkok Noi Railway Station daily. Traveling time between Bangkok and Ratchaburi is 2 hours. Call 1690 for more information.
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Ratchaburi National Museum

This is located on Woradet Road near the river. The edifice was formerly the town hall, built in 1922. Established as a museum in 1988, it displays art and ancient items of different periods found in the local area, and exhibits the history of Ratchaburi, as well as its folk art and geology. The museum is open daily from 9.00 a.m.- 4.00 p.m. exept Mondays and Tuesdays. Admission fee is 30 baht.

Ratchaburi National Museum

Wat Maha That Worawihan

Wat Maha That Worawihan

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

In the past, daily commerce in Thailand was conducted mostly along rivers and canals (or khlongs in Thai). Bangkok’s water network was busy and served as the principal means of communication causing Bangkok to be called as the “Venice of the East” by early European visitors.

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
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